In this video, Buddy, the Ready, Set, Read dog, and educator, Vera Clark, teach 1) The names and sounds of all letters in the alphabet, 2) How to blend these sounds into words and 3) Lesson 1 “an” words along with 4 sight words (I, the, to, is). The lesson concept, vocabulary, and sight words are taught first and then applied with reading sentences. Students have the opportunity to pause and read on their own and to read along with the teacher. Lesson 1 is 17 minutes and lessons 2-100 are each less than 10 minutes in length.
This video works as part of the series, and the video lessons can be used independently as a stand-alone lesson or alongside the printed reading program, also available for download. Read below for description of the reading program.
Link to purchase printed lessons & instructions: Lessons 1-10 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Ready-Set-Read-Lessons-1-10-531521
Ready, Set, Read: Reading Program is a one-volume, complete phonics reading program. Step 1: Sounds of Letters; Step 2: Blending Sounds into Words; Step 3: 100 Reading Lessons, taking student from short ‘a’ words to 6th grade fluency. Each lesson is 2 pages plus clear, easy-to-follow instructions. Lessons introduce a word pattern, with word box, list of sight words and 14-20 sentences. Use with children or adults, teaching experience is not required. Its simplicity is attractive to students. Its thoroughness and clarity is a relief and joy to teachers. Once reading lesson is mastered, you may use words and sentences for spelling and writing activities. Includes flash cards. 292 pgs.
Ready, Set, Read: Reading Program is available for sale – with all 100 lessons, in print form and on video. Imagine students with headphones working privately at their own level and pace, or use with a group. The first five lessons are also available in full color children’s books, and are called the Illustrated Lessons Series.
“I worked 6 years developing this reading program after teaching for several decades, both regular and special education classes. I knew that teaching reading could be made so much easier. Many teachers and parents love its common sense approach and the solid foundation it lays. Let me know what you think! Also, look for the bulk set of all 100 lessons on video.” Vera Clark